Charles Taylor has announced the appointment of John Pickersgill as group chief commercial officer.
Pickersgill joins Charles Taylor from AXA XL where he served as head of global client management, and previously as chief commercial officer for AXA Corporate Solutions.
He has over 25 years of experience in senior and international roles, previously leading global sales/distribution and marketing functions; commercial underwriting, claims and client service teams.
In his new role at Charles Taylor and as a member of its executive committee, he will be responsible for “leading the firm’s commercial activity globally”, including client engagement, business development and marketing.
Rob Brown, group chief executive officer at Charles Taylor, said: “I am delighted that John will be joining our team as Chief Commercial Officer. At Charles Taylor, we build long-term client relationships spanning multiple solutions, each creating mutual value; and we delight our clients with the quality and responsiveness of our people and delivery.
Pickersgill added: “I’m thrilled to be joining Charles Taylor and look forward to working with the team, driving the group’s growth and commercial capabilities. Charles Taylor has a deserved reputation for exceeding client expectations, from which we will further develop our client relationships with the support of a unified global commercial function.”